The inaugural Seattle Art Book Fair hosted local, national, and international artists, designers, and organizations.
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Photo courtesy Florence Liu
Jake Alexander is a working analog photographer and multimedia artist based out of Seattle, WA. Through printed matter, Jake tells autobiographical stories with themes of Home, Place, and Whimsy.
We are a community arts center located in Bellingham, WA, on occupied Coast Salish (Lummi) territory and specializing in independent media, art books, and alternative cultures.
Angel Tears is an interdisciplinary collaborative publishing project about film, media, pop culture, consumerism, and friendship.
ARCADE’s mission is to host an inclusive and insightful dialogue on the designed environment. We do this through our print and digital publications, and our community programming.
Art Metropole (est 1974) is a non-profit visual arts centre with a focus on contemporary art in formats predisposed to circulation and dissemination.
Canadian Artist-run center. Artspeak is an experimental exhibition and programming space for Black and Indigenous practices, encouraging dialogue between contemporary visual art and writing.
Asterisk Press self-publishes colorful, multimedia & all-ages-friendly zines. I work across multiple mediums and try to do something different in layout, content, & production method.
Amy Burek is an artist preoccupied with process, optimization and problem solving.. Her publishing project Awkward Ladies Club focuses on memoir, knowledge-sharing, and other non-fiction works.
Leobardo Bañuelos Jr is an artist living in Seattle, WA. Bañuelos’ work explores multiple mediums. From filmmaking, design & photography. His work comes to life through books & exhibitions.
bearbear is a risography micropress and creative studio by Diana Chu and Ben Grzenia in Milwaukee, WI.
Benschop Books is the publishing project of book artist and photographer Vera Benschop. Part self-publishing and part collaborative, books are unique and handmade to fit each project.
Small indie zine press making a platform for stories about queerness and disability.
Adelaide Blair is a project-based artist in Seattle. She has been self-publishing books and prints since 1986.
Burn all Books is a risograph publisher, distro, and studio in San Diego, California. Focused on community and collaboration, we work with San Diego & Tijuana, MX based artists, writers and creators.
The Cauldron Press is a small risograph print shop located in Oklahoma City. The Cauldron is comprised of two university professors (James Ewald and Brock Wynn).
A curiously bibliophilic indie publisher in Pike Place Market that has been producing beautiful, engaging books since 2005.
Cold Cube is a risograph printer and publisher located in Seattle, WA and New York CIty. Cold Cube was formed in 2015 by Aidan Fitzgerald and Michael Heck.
Common Area Maintenance (CAM) is a gallery and open format generative studio designed to offer collaborative work and exhibition space in Seattle’s Belltown neighborhood.
Elan Robinson and L.M. Zoller are the queer T4T duo behind The Corners of Their Mouth Press. We make zines on ill-fated Midwestern landmarks, nail biting, using flowers for gay flagging, and Jell-o.
Crisis Editions and Dane Press are the twin publishing programs of artists Robin N. and Kitt Peacock (respectively) with the shared goal of recirculating archival texts and materials.
Curious Publishing is a 100% artist owned and operated non-profit publishing company based in Southern California aiming to highlight Queer, POC and neurodivergent artists first and foremost.
Working at the intersection of art, poetry, critical theory, translation, and prose, Desuetude Press explores the possibilities offered by expanding the definition of the artists' book.
Based on Lekwungen & W̱SÁNEĆ territories and inspired by queer & trans newsletters across time, DYKE NEWS is a community newsletter devoted to making space in print for the creation of lesbian culture
ECU Press, and the Libby Leshgold Gallery at Emily Carr University of Art + Design, publish artists’ books, monographs, collected writings, and music projects.
Ediciones Concordia Mx is an independent screen print art book press. We focus on the possibilities of image creation, material exploration, and handmade books. We are located in Querétaro, Mexico.
Editions is Seattle’s center for book arts. It is a place for book artists, letterpress printers, printmakers, writers, and more to create, collaborate, and learn. We offer workspace and workshops.
Poetry, translations, and collaborations. Gay-owned & queerly run since 2015.
Errant Press is an independent effort to create, print, and distribute books that challenge the traditional form and reading dynamics. It's run by Mexican artists Alan Sobrino and Tania Chaidez.
Fillip is a Vancouver-based publishing organization that expands spaces for critical discussions on contemporary art.
Gelkheht is a collaboration between Yewon Kwon and Benjamin Kraco. The two explore the connection between visual and auditory art by creating traditionally printed art books and experimental noise.
Created by Brooklyn artist J. Morrison in 2010, HOMOCATS is a visual art project connecting the modern popularity of the feline with social politics.
Horse Gurl Press is a queer zine press run by Chris Moody since 2015 using primarily recycled papers, refurbished inks, and lush visuals these zines bring a unique and satisfying feel to the table.
Insert Press produces innovative art & literature in Los Angeles, California and endeavors to create dynamic conversations across artistic disciplines in the interest of contemporary arts and letters.
Irrelevant Press is a small press based in Oakland, CA and Brooklyn, NY. We are queer friends who like to make books and zines and help others make them as well.
Alex B. Kostiw
Dealing in poetic and iterative elements, visual structures of comics, and conceptually driven forms, these works shift perceptions of reality to let the unknowable slip into our hands.
IS Projects is a public-access printmaking and book arts studio in Miami, FL that publishes artists’ books by South Florida based artists through the publishing initiative, Existent Books.
A Risograph press focused on publishing alternative comics from artists in the Pacific Northwest.
Minor Matters publishes through public collaboration. Their pre-sales process has resulted in first books for ten artists, with half of their monographs featuring Northwest authors.
Mirrored Society is a independently owned bookshop showcasing and offering beautifully designed, crafted, affordable photo-books by independent publishers and artists from around the world.
Moniker Press is a risograph print and publishing studio in Vancouver, BC, that works collaboratively with artists to produce small editions of books, zines and print ephemera.
We're an art + object bookstore in Portland, OR focusing on contemporary art and ephemera, including the avant-garde, exhibition documents, prints, political/radical + counterculture movements + more.
National Monument Press is an Oakland based publishing project focused on supporting uniquely American stories through small edition printed matter, completed largely through collaboration.
Neoglyphic Media is an art and visual media publisher dedicated to publishing and promoting work from unique and idiosyncratic artists between the worlds of fine art and pulp media.
New Documents is a Los Angeles–based art book publisher founded in 2012.
NIGHTED (EST. 2012) IS A PHOTO BOOK PUBLISHING HOUSE THAT SHOWS YOU THE THINGS THAT HAPPEN WHEN THE WORLD'S NOT WATCHING.
Paper Press Punch is a small, community-focused risograph print studio run by Jessica Hoffman and Justin Quinlan. Our studio offers riso workshops, open studio hours, and Zine of the Month Club.
Photoverge Studio is an independent publisher of small-run photography projects. Born out of the Seattle camera meetup scene, many of the zines feature Seattle & PNW Photographers.
play.ground is a bi-coastal collective leveraging art and design to steer a process-driven dialogue toward the environment, community, and the poetic play of language and life.
Deborah is the author of several poetry collections including keep and Elements. Her visual works—video poems and handmade book objects—have been exhibited throughout the US.
Publication Studio Vancouver prints and binds books on demand, creating original work with artists and writers we admire. We are part of an international network of Publication Studios.
Push/Pull Press fills the gap between self-publishing and indie publishers, helping artists to get their art into the world. We also create our own line of paper goods to help everyone be creative.
Really Easy Press is a publisher in Seattle, Washington that makes sci-fi, horror, fantasy, adventure, and other “genre” comics and illustration zines, mostly on a Risograph.
A publishing project of UNIT/PITT, ReIssue is an interdisciplinary art writing magazine focused on critical engagement with contemporary west coast discourse and experimental practices.
Mary Rusak is a artist based out of Vancouver, BC. Her practice primarily includes alternative processes and hands-on techniques; often exploring relationships between humans and non-humans.
Shortt Editions creates books, prints and editions that appropriate cultural norms, authority and rules often using signs. All works are made by artist Paul Shortt.
Bay Area-based publishing studio of artist Vivian Sming, experimenting with books as art, discourse, exhibition, and archive.
superlychee is a creative practice by Summer Li, a graphic designer who is giving herself permission to play and follow her many curiosities.
unhinged press is a collaborative publishing practice by Christina Nguyen and Jordan Steyer. They use the Risograph to make zines + prints that share their interests and cope with being alive.
University of Washington Division of Design — Visual Communication Design program.
Wave Books is an independent poetry press based in Seattle, Washington, dedicated to publishing contemporary poetry, poetry in translation, and writing by poets.
Winter texts is shape-shifting micro-press out on the Olympic Peninsula. I believe that publishing is a practice of weaving and carrying.
ZAPP (Zine Archival & Publishing Project) is a collection of 30,000+ zines housed at Seattle Public Library. Donated by Hugo House, the collection celebrates self-publishing in Seattle and beyond.
Zine Hug is a risograph printer and publisher creating comics, zines, and artist books out of Seattle, WA.